Giardini della Landriana.  Lazio, Italy.

 

Marchesa Lavinia Taverna and her husband acquired this piece of barren land in the 1950’s to build a garden.  Initially Lavinia added plants and tended the garden herself.  At the suggestion of a friend, she contacted Russell Page to add some structure.  Their collaboration resulted in 23 distinct garden rooms that are full of ideas and inspiration.  While some are formal and others informal, each is a masterpiece.

 
 
 Garden map. Click image to visit site.

Garden map. Click image to visit site.